The hottest April in northwestern central India in 122: Japan Meteorological Agency

The hottest April in northwestern central India in 122: Japan Meteorological Agency

Northwestern and central India experienced the hottest April of 122 years, with average maximum temperatures reaching 35.9 degrees Celsius and 37.78 degrees Celsius, respectively, the Meteorological Agency said on Saturday.

At a press conference, Indian Meteorological Director Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said the northwestern and western central parts of the country (Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Hariyana) will continue to experience higher than normal temperatures in May. ..

According to Mohapatra, May nights are warm in most parts of the country, except in some parts of the southern Indian peninsula.

He said the average temperature observed across India in April was 35.05 degrees Celsius, the fourth highest in 122 years.

“The average rainfall in May 2022 across the country is most likely higher than normal,” Mohapatra said.